Viking Range is Acquired by Middleby

Viking Range Corp. has been acquired by Middleby Corp., a producer of processing and packing equipment for the food industry.

The purchase price was not disclosed.

“I am excited about the future of Viking as it becomes a part of the Middleby Corporation. I have always had a great deal of respect for Middleby, a company I’ve known well over the years, and very much look forward to becoming affiliated with an organization that has such a strong and impressive track record,” Fred Carl, Jr., founder and CEO of Viking Range, said in a statement.

“We are looking forward to launching a new product line in 2013 and excited about the great R&D and innovation Middleby brings to the Viking brand, including their truvection, induction and speed cooking technologies.”

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